About Comprehensible

Comprehensible was founded to help businesses communicate in plain language. We initially worked with companies in the insurance and financial services industry helping them improve their communications and meet their plain language regulatory obligations. Our services are now extended to any company that wants to produce documents and written materials that can be easily understood by a lay person or member of the general public.

Men of few words are the best men.

William Shakespeare

Jeff Heasman

Jeff is a long term and passionate advocate of the use of plain language. He is qualified in both English and Law and is an expert in insurance, legal and business communications. He has taught and trained people around the world.

Jeff is Comprehensible’s Managing Director and heads up the legal and official document division.

Plain language is not just about words. It’s also about consumer confidence and business efficiency.

Jeff Heasman

Chas Begley

Chas is an entrepreneur and marketing strategist. He has worked across many sectors but specialises in marketing financial services and insurance.

Chas leads the content division, overseeing the production of plain language writing for publications, websites, blogs and other marketing materials.

‘The Real Thing,’ ‘Think Different’, ‘Diamonds are forever’, ‘Every little helps’ – simple language is the most compelling and memorable.

Chas Begley

Rachel Jones

Rachel is a publishing editor highly experienced in working with business, marketing and academic publications of all kinds.

Rachel leads the editing and proofreading team.

Words are a powerful tool, they tell your story. Don’t let others twist what you say – be clear, be plain, be precise.

Rachel Jones